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  1. Former Hampton VA nurse convicted of sexually assaulting patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    A former emergency room nurse at the Hampton VA Medical Center was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting a patient who already suffered mental trauma from a previous rape. A federal jury in Newport News issued guilty verdicts against 52-year-old Juan Lopez of Virginia Beach on charges of aggravated sexual assault and making false statements to a federal agent, according to a news release.

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  2. SEAL who died in '15 accident was unconscious, never opened parachuteRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    An elite Navy SEAL who died in a parachute training accident in Florida last year never opened his main chute and was unconscious shortly after exiting the plane, which an investigation concluded he shouldn't have been on to begin with because of a discrepancy over whether he was up to date with a required certification. Why Petty Officer 1st Class William Blake Marston blacked out remains a mystery that Navy investigators said they couldn't solve.

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  3. Separated by WWII, 70 years and 10,000 miles, long-lost lovers will reunite for Valentine's DayRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    What if he had been more serious about the beautiful girl he met in London while on leave there during World War II? What if he hadn't lost track of her all those years ago? What if he had said something different in the letter, the one he wrote asking her to marry him, that might have changed her reply? He'd had a good, long life, a wonderful marriage, three kids, a home in Virginia Beach, Va. He was happy with his lot.

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  4. To expand overseas, Virginia defense firms eye AfricaRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    KOVA Global, a small Virginia Beach defense contractor, recently finished work on a naval training project that wasn't in the Middle East or the Asia-Pacific, prime areas of focus for the U.S. military. It was in the Republic of Senegal on the west coast of Africa.

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  5. Navy: Drinking water contaminated at Fentress Naval Auxiliary Landing FieldRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    High levels of contaminants from a firefighting foam that was used for decades at Fentress Naval Auxiliary Landing Field were found in well water at the installation during a recent laboratory test, leading Navy officials Wednesday to tell workers there to drink only bottled water. About 50 people work at Fentress, in rural eastern Chesapeake near the Virginia Beach line.

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  6. Access denied: Military accepting fewer state IDs from visitors under Real Id ActRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Unsuspecting tourists, parents coming to town for ship homecomings and even some pizza delivery drivers could start having trouble getting onto military bases. Residents of five states and a U.S. territory no longer can use driver's licenses to gain access to military installations because they don't comply with Department of Homeland Security regulations.

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  7. Navy's fast sealift ships can't stand buffeting from high seasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast-transport vessel USNS Spearhead, leaves Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia Beach, Va., in December 2015 for a mission to Africa. The U.S. Navy is spending millions of dollars to repair the new ships, including the Spearhead, because their weak bows can't stand buffeting from high seas.

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  8. Navy jets make emergency landing at Norfolk airportRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Two Navy fighter jets made successful emergency landings at Norfolk International Airport on Wednesday because they were running low on fuel and the runways at two nearby bases weren't immediately available because of other operations. The pilots of the F/A-18s declared an emergency and landed about 12:30 p.m., said Robert Bowen, Norfolk International Airport's deputy executive director.

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  9. How WWI trench warfare spawned the helmet's revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    When the war to end all wars erupted in August 1914, the armies of Europe were stunned by the harrowing casualties inflicted by landmark advances in weaponry. The machine gun alone mowed down thousands during the first months of the war, and - when the combatants tried to retreat to their trenches - thousands more fell in thunderous artillery barrages that rained exploding shrapnel down on the unprotected heads of the soldiers.

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  10. Former Special Operations commander: Military medicine needs compassion, collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Chancellor of University of Texas Adm. William McRaven , former commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command and longtime Navy SEAL, gives an address in San Antonio on Dec. 1 during a federal health conference.

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  11. Navy women's hoop team learning to adjustRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Fenske, who started 27 games in 2014-2015 and became the first freshman in 14 years to lead Navy in assists, suffered a season-ending knee injury in early November. Junior Sarita Condie and sophomore Taylor Dunham, both of whom are best suited to play off guard, have been forced to share time at the point.

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  12. The whistleblower who exposed flawed security clearance system finally gets his rewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    He was new on the job, trying to find out why morale was so low. In gathering two senior managers, he asked what they didn't like about their work.

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  13. Former military police officer charged with stealing, selling military uniformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. soldiers adjust their uniforms on Nov. 20, 2013, during an Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va. On Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, law enforcement officials announced that a former Navy military police officer had been charged with stealing military uniforms and ballistic vests from a Navy installation in Virginia and selling them to people living in foreign countries.

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  14. Former soldier gets 10 months for stealing from military aid groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Sterling Orlando Scott walked into a Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society office last December in Virginia Beach with a sob story, according to court documents. Holding himself out as an active-duty soldier, Scott explained to the charity that his wife and child had been involved in a car accident in Korea.

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  15. Lawsuit: Former employee used computer program to steal trade secretsRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    A Virginia Beach construction company claims a former employee stole trade secrets earlier this year and provided them to a competitor. Unlike most such cases, however, officials with Atlantic Marine Construction Company aren't arguing the employee stole their proposal sheets and other records before he was fired.

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  16. US should curb contractor use, lawmaker saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton called on the military to take back more responsibilities from independent civilian contractors Wednesday after the shooting deaths of two Americans in Jordan. "You know, really, this is a political ploy in a lot of ways to not have to say that we're sending troops overseas," Moulton, a decorated Marine and veteran of the Iraq War, told Boston Herald Radio Wednesday.

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  17. Military-connected students in Virginia will be counted by schoolsRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    The requirement stems from legislation passed by the General Assembly this year and requires schools to count students with a parent serving in the uniformed services. The Virginia Department of Education encourages divisions to collect the information annually.

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  18. The future of defense spending, and what it means for Va. military communityRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Whether Hampton Roads' military-centric economy takes a serious hit or thrives in the coming months and years depends on feuding politicians on Capitol Hill, changing world events and how aggressively the locals work to keep the region defense-friendly, military experts said Tuesday. The immediate concern is that a divisive Congress has yet to approve an annual budget to continue paying the bills when the 2016 fiscal year begins just after midnight Wednesday.

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  19. Ex-SEAL Luttrell tells 'Lone Survivor' story that wasn't in the movieRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    After an hour onstage Tuesday night at Chrysler Hall, former SEAL Marcus Luttrell concluded, "I'm tired of telling that Red Wing story." He was referring to Operation Red Wings, a 2005 battle on a mountain in Kunar province in Afghanistan that claimed the lives of 19 U.S. servicemembers, including six Virginia Beach-based SEALs.

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  20. Week 2 NFL Picks: Tips, Odds and Over/Under Predictions for SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | BleacherReport

    Week 2 can sometimes be the most difficult week in which to make predictions due to the tendency to overvalue each team's Week 1 performance. Sorting out the flukes from the meaningful trends can be tough with just one week of games in the books.

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